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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Statement of Liabilities and Assets

At close of business on Wednesday, 27 August 2014

$ million
Liabilities Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Assets Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund 2,542 - Gold and foreign
exchange[1]
66,756 4,065
Australian notes on issue 61,648 12 Australian notes and coin 1 -
Exchange Settlement Balances 21,372 270 Australian Dollar
Securities[2]
74,105 6,230
Term Deposits of Domestic Financial Institutions - - Clearing items (remittances in transit, receivables) 361 139
Deposits of Governments and other customers     Loans, advances and all other assets 919 -
Overseas institutions 723 -109      
Australian Government 29,649 7,939      
State Government 171 -22      
Others 18 -1      
Other liabilities 26,019 2,345      
Total 142,142 10,434 Total 142,142 10,434

Explanatory Notes

  1. Gold and foreign exchange

    Changes in this item reflect transactions of the following kinds:

    1. the Bank's transactions in foreign exchange and foreign securities (including under repurchase agreements);
    2. earnings on foreign currency investments; and
    3. changes in the valuation of foreign currency and gold, and changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.

    In the week to 27 August the rise mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]

  2. Australian Dollar Securities

    Movements in this item reflect:

    1. the Bank's transactions in securities (including under repurchase agreements) with the private sector;
    2. subscriptions to new issues or redemptions of existing holdings of government securities by the Bank; and
    3. accrued earnings on securities and changes in valuation.

    In the week to 27 August the rise mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]